August 2019

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August - Our Education Emergency

The amount we need to learn and the speed at which we need to learn it is unprecedented. Ken SinclairOur unparalleled requirement for rapid, deep learning and understanding is driven by simultaneous conversion of everything to an IoT world which is now further fueled by our de-carbonizing emergency supported by several major smart cities having declared a climate emergency plus our immediate need to Recalibrate for 2020 Vision.

"Education Emergency" is a mash-up of what we said in the last chapter Building for a Climate Emergency plus our need to evolve and embrace the presented changes while learning and being self-educated. We need to share all that we have learned and sourced with all and any that will listen or in our case will virtually read what we have written.

Our industry is still in shambles, and it is very difficult to find the necessary connected resources.

My solution is to keep on keeping on with my need to be self-educated while sharing all that I have learned and sourced with all and any that will listen or read our humble opinions. Please read our Education Emergency

My contributing editors have helped us create our 10 free education sessions for AHR EXPO 2020 vision.

We have provided a quick overview, a sneak preview of our proposed sessions with identification of some emergency education and learning you may need. "2020 Vision for Automated Buildings AHR Expo"

A fun poke by our contributing editor Nicolas that explores our education emergency while connecting many AB articles and provides a

Building Buzz Breakdown – Innovation all around,  Metadata tagging, Cloud computing, Digital Twins, IoT, wireless, smart buildings, 5G, augmented reality, virtual reality, predictive maintenance and a partridge in a pear tree. It’s a jungle out there, which is why I tried to jot down some of the things I’ve seen lately and put them in the Building Buzz-cycle depicted below. The perspective is that from a more traditional building automation perspective, and that’s why it might differ to other frameworks. However, everything in the BB-Cycle is doable today, quite easily if you know what you are doing. But it will take time to reach mainstream adoption, if ever, and there’s no time like the present.

These articles gives us great insight to the re-education and the 2020 vision we all need now.

Crafting a New Tenant Experience Begins with a Rolling Start  - Scott Hamilton, Executive Vice President of Sales, Distech Controls

Working with a Open Framework? Why Open Frameworks Matter  Open frameworks are designed from the ground up to handle data from multiple sources and protocols, which makes the process of engineering integrated systems with common visualisation much easier. - Chris Irwin, VP Sales EMEA, Asia, J2 Innovations

How do we use machine learning to help? Machine Learning to Apply Haystack Tagging at Scale  To most people, Machine Learning is a buzzword that somehow “magically” spits out all the correct results. In this article, I’m hoping to lift the hood and give a basic explanation of how our system acquires results. - Lucy Kidd, Data Scientist, BUENO Systems.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]Some links to some great IoT learning resources in my Across My Desk post.

These are just a few be sure to read all our educational articles and interviews in this issue.

Get your insight to Ken Sinclair’s August edition of  Automated Buildings. The road ahead is challenging all right, but mighty favorable, especially when you’re willing to re-calibrate to a 2020 vision.

Video Interview previews BAS Industry’s “Education Emergency” — Ken Sinclair tells all in his August AB Edition

As always this new issue is a nest of great articles, columns, reviews, new products, interviews and of course the steady stream of news depicting our rapidly evolution and journey to address our Education Emergency.

Tell all our sponsors you saw their ads on the web-site and thank them for supporting your free access to evolving Automated Building Industry information. Click on their ads and view their valuable products and services. Please review all Our Sponsors.

The news just keeps flowing thru our web-site, and RSS feeds daily, and of course the only way to find what you are looking for in the vast quantity of information on our site is with our site search engine

As always lots of new products, plus be sure to check our event calendar to see the number of events we have in our future.

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